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Kion signifas "rekcio"?

En la PDF havebla ĉe edukado.net > Ekzamenoj > UEA-KER > Specimenoj, en paĝo 19 (lingvokonaj postuloj por supera nivelo (C1) > Morfologio kaj vortsintakso) estas listita Verbaj rekcioj. ...
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How to translate "Warts and all"

Warts and all is an idiomatic English expression meaning Including features or qualities that are not appealing or attractive. Edit Example: We trust that our partners will go on respecting and ...
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How to express "efficiently" in "express <a meaning> efficiently" in Esperanto?

I recently wanted to state in Esperanto the notion, that One should introduce new roots into Esperanto only when the same meaning cannot efficiently be expressed using existing roots and affixes. (...
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How to contrast “but...while”?

Consider, in attempting to translate: Ah, you like sushi? Have you tried poke? Both have fish (usually raw) and rice. But sushi is Japanese, while poke is Hawaiian. ↓ Ha, vi ŝatas suŝion, ĉu? ...
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How to translate "custom" in "custom file formats", referring to various rich-text formats?

How should "custom" in the following section from the Django Girls tutorial be translated to Esperanto? Why are we installing a code editor? You might be wondering why we are installing ...
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Kion signifas "malpermesantaj" kaj la dikita frazo?

2 Diru al la Izraelidoj jene:Se iu pekos per eraro kontraŭ la ordonoj de la Eternulo, malpermesantaj fari diversajn aferojn, kaj li faros iun el ili; 3 se pastro sanktoleita pekos, ĵetante kulpon ...
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Demando pri "lasi" kun "I-verbo"

En esperanta blogero el la blogo de Jouko Lindstedt, mi trovis la jenan frazon (ĝuste en la fino de tiu blogero): Esperanto estas maniero lasi la realon surprizi. La signifo ŝajnas klara: ...
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Kion signifas "k" ĉi tie?

konsumiĝi: 1 Iom post iom perdiĝi, neniiĝi: vi ĝemos en la fino, kiam konsumiĝos via karno k korpo; li konsumiĝis k mortis.(Vortaro) Kion signifas "k" ĉi tie?
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Kion signifas fini demandon per "do"?

Ekzemploj: "Kaj kio do?" – "Al kiu do?" – "Kial do?" Tekstaro donas pli ol 100 similajn rezultojn por la serĉesprimo " do\?"
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Sankta Tago de Zamenhof?

Does the phrase "Sankta Tago de Zamenhof" mean that it is a holy day for Zamenhof himself but not necessarily for other people?
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Kio estas la diferenco inter "imponi" kaj "impresi"

Bonvolu klarigi tion al mi, kio estas la diferenco inter: Vi imponas min. Vi impresas min. Ĉu vi povas aldone krei taŭgan kuntekston por ambaū frazoj?
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What is the difference between krom and krome?

Both words are grammatically adverbs. I see them quite often but still can not understand which one is more suitable to use. What exactly is the difference? Can you also create the usage example for ...
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How does one express "to share" in Esperanto?

There seems to be several words in Esperanto that all correspond to the English verb "to share". Right now I can think of dividi, diskonigi and kunhavi. I'd love to see a collection of them all, and ...
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What is the difference between "Mia onklo venas sane" and "Mia onklo venas sana"?

I know that one of them is an adverb and one of them is an adjective. But what is the more deeper meaning of the sentences? Can you create a proper context for them please? Do also similar examples ...
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What is the difference between -ita and -ata?

I've seen phrases translated using both forms and apparently meaning the exact same thing. For example, I have seen "I am busy" translated as both mi estas okupita and mi estas okupata. How do I ...
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What is the meaning of "korekta" and when to use it?

It is a common error to believe that "correct" in English translates to "korekta" in Esperanto. The correct word is "ĝusta" or "senerara". But if "korekta" does not mean "correct", what does it mean ...